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Jane Bertrand

Jane Bertrand

Jane Bertrand is the Program Director at the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation. The Foundation’s focus is on early childhood education practices, policies and research in Canada. Jane is also an Adjunct Professor at OISE, University of Toronto and participates in OISE’s Flex Early Learning PhD program. Jane was contributor to Early Years Study 4 (McCain, 2020), research coordinator for Early Years Study 1, 2 & 3 (McCain & Mustard) and a member of the research team for Toronto First Duty. She has authored a new textbook, Becoming and Being an Early Childhood Professional (2021), co-authored The Essentials of Early Childhood Education, Canadian Edition and contributed to several guides and handbooks related to play-based learning.

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